RILA announces support for the Financial CHOICE Act

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( 6/8/2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced its support for the Financial CHOICE Act, urging lawmakers to take an important first step in addressing regulatory reform in the financial services sector. Austen Jensen, vice president for government affairs, issued the following statement regarding […]

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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts with $2 million donation

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. As a part of this commitment, the Walmart Foundation is allocating $500,000 specifically toward CARE and […]

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Commissary patrons and employees to support Feds Feed Families campaign

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary patrons and employees again stepped up in a big way in the annual Feds Feed Families campaign, accounting for a third of DOD’s total donation in this year’s drive. “It all comes down to the great support we had from our customers and commissary personnel […]

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PVH’s to support Save the Children’s Youth Employment Training and Early Childhood Care and Development programs in Sub-Saharan Africa

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) today (Sep. 20, 2016) announced that it will be earmarking $1 million of its 2014 commitment to Save the Children to support programs in Sub-Saharan Africa over the next three years. The investment comes as part of PVH’s recent business focus on the Sub-Saharan […]

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Metro to showcase local cheeses in support of Sélection Caseus

Montréal, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third straight year, Metro is proud to support Sélection Caseus, the annual competition intended to showcase the know-how of Quebec cheese makers. As a result, Metro will carry out a major program to showcase local cheeses in its stores throughout the province. “Our consumers’ interest in Quebec […]

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The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana

The Starbucks Foundation donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support flood relief efforts in southern Louisiana   Seattle, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Starbucks Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid the relief efforts in response to the devastating rain and flooding in southern Louisiana. In addition, the company […]

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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit to $1.5 million in donations to support organizations in their relief efforts across Louisiana

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit to $1.5 million in donations to support organizations in their relief efforts across Louisiana   BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 19, 2016 ), Walmart Foundation President Kathleen McLaughlin announced via Twitter that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing an additional $1 million to Team Rubicon, […]

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Kohl’s announces $100,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to support flood victims in Louisiana

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a $100,000 cash donation toward flood relief efforts in Louisiana. Kohl’s is providing this donation to the American Red Cross, which is delivering much needed emergency supplies and services in the impacted areas. In addition to a financial contribution, Kohl’s encourages its […]

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Southeastern Grocers to work with American Red Cross to support Louisiana flood victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fl, 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — As communities across Louisiana and Mississippi struggle through historic flooding, Southeastern Grocers would like to extend heartfelt sympathy to those fighting during this flood, working in recovery and to those who have lost loved ones. Southeastern Grocers’ 4,400 Winn-Dixie associates in Louisiana are working hard to keep as […]

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John Lewis launches new initiative ‘Locally Made’ to enhance its support of local UK suppliers and manufacturers

London, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today ( 14 August 2016) announced ‘Locally Made’, a new initiative to enhance its support of local UK suppliers and manufacturers. The project will see the retailer bring together locally designed and made products from across the country in a dedicated area in its shops. The project […]

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SUPERVALU donates $100,000 to Feeding America to support its mission to end hunger

SUPERVALU donates $100,000 to Feeding America to support its mission to end hunger   EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives for Feeding America were on hand last evening at SUPERVALU’s 2016 National Expo to accept a $100,000 donation in support of the organization’s mission to end hunger. The donation was made possible […]

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Office Depot survey reveals only 23 percent of educators have sufficient tools to Support Early Education Preparation

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the results of an early education preparation survey whose findings uncovered that while almost all educators feel support of parents with children younger than school […]

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SpartanNash Direct launches Your Dollars™ program to support local charities

Byron Center, MI, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Store guests will soon have a new way to support their favorite local charities, schools and other nonprofit organizations through the SpartanNash program, Direct Your Dollars™. The receipt-based program makes it easier than ever for eligible nonprofit organizations to earn $1,000. Direct Your Dollars launched on Aug. […]

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Cold Stone Creamery® launches nationwide fundraising campaign in support of nonprofit organization Best Buddies® International

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) is partnering with Best Buddies® International and hosting a nationwide fundraising promotion during the month of August in all domestic Cold Stone Creamery stores to support the organization. Best Buddies is a nonprofit that is dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership […]

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TrueStart and the John Lewis Partnership initiative to support retail-specific startups

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has joined forces with TrueStart, Europe’s only independent retail and consumer accelerator and investment fund, to find and fund the products, services and technologies which will define how we live in the future. The Eureka Initiative – a partnership between TrueStart and the John Lewis […]

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Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In countries across Latin America, coffee rust is a plague, making it harder for farmers to produce high-quality coffee. In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, coffee rust forced Rolando Lopez to downsize his farm, which is at 50-70 percent of its typical productivity. “We didn’t know that it […]

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British Land to support the UK entry at the inaugural London Design Biennale to be designed by Barber & Osgerby

London, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has today announced that it will be supporting the UK entry at the inaugural London Design Biennale, which will be designed by internationally renowned design studio, Barber & Osgerby. The event, taking place at Somerset House from 7th-27th September, will bring together over 30 countries who are […]

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London & Cambridge Properties owned The Arcadian to support the Birmingham Comedy Festival

LONDON, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Arcadian owned by LCP is lending its support to the Birmingham Comedy Festival for the fifth consecutive year. One of the city’s most popular annual arts events, the festival runs from Friday October 7 to Sunday October 16, 2016, and will see a host of established and fast-rising […]

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Southern California-based Food 4 Less to support after-school education programs

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Southern California-based Food 4 Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds at the checkstands in its supermarkets to support after-school education programs. In addition, the supermarket chain’s Foods Co Division is collecting donations for after-school programs. Food 4 Less and Foods Co customers and associates […]

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Argos launches sunshine-themed pendant to support The Irish Cancer Society

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Let your light shine this summer as Argos launches its exclusive pendant for The Irish Cancer Society. The sunshine-themed pendant is available in Argos stores and online from 16 July retailing at €41.99. Of this, €5 from every sale will help fund the Irish Cancer Society’s […]

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Auntie Anne’s® kicks off its fifth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

LANCASTER, Pa., 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, today announced the start of its fifth annual in-store fundraising campaign to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Between now and September 11, 2016, the famed pretzel twisters hope to raise more than $500,000 to help fund childhood cancer […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores to support bullying and cyberbullying prevention efforts with the sale of the 2016 limited edition “Blue Shirts”

MILWAUKEE, 2016-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the fifth consecutive year of their partnership, STOMP Out Bullying™, the leading national bullying and cyber bullying prevention organization for children and teens in the U.S., and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., (NASDAQ:BONT) which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, are coming together to […]

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The Retail Industry Leaders Association welcomed the passage of two bills to support innovators

Arlington , VA, 2016-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today welcomed the passage of two bills from the House Financial Services Committee designed to help ensure businesses access to capital in the startup phase. Austen Jensen, RILA’s vice president, government affairs issued the following statement. “By alleviating some of the financial challenges […]

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